This campaign aims to continue testing coral transplantation methods, accidentally removed from the seafloor by bottom-contact fisheries, that can be used in habitat restoration.
The researchers verified that the profiler appeared to behave as expected, and four regular profiles of approximately fifteen minutes each could be observed. It was also necessary to repair the radar reflector installed on the...
The EMSO-PT/CCMAR infrastructure is expected to be in continuous and autonomous operation until the end of September 2021, when the data will be collected.
This test allowed to confirm the water profiler capacities for the collection of data at down to 150 meters of the water column and is now ready to be permanently installed in Sagres.